The 10 jeon (son) stamp shown here was found on a four-page court document from Busan written in 1927. The document is owned by Joe Ross.
The stamp as seen in the top right corner of the document:
Note that at that time texts were written from top to bottom and from right to left. In other words: the text on the document page (but also on the stamp itself) should be read from top right to bottom left. The translation of the text on the stamp reads: “Receipt of 10 jeon for the delivery fee of a Busan Local Court document regarding court proceedings.”
A step by step translation follows below:
|1. Receipt for||2. Price 10 jeon|
|3. Delivery fee||4. Busan Local Court|
|5. “Task treatment” (=proceedings / works of court)|